Define ‘The End’

I hoped to end it “big”, in some way.Kind of stupid. As if the value of the whole is determined by this brief moment; the bangs and lights of a fireworks show before the silent darkness, the final scene that brings everything together before the curtain falls, the final credits crawling across the screen, the lightsContinue reading “Define ‘The End’”

The Rational, the Animal and the Monster

When applying for a position on the editorial board of Writer’s Block, I started preparing for the interview. I was informed of the kinds of questions that would come my way so I could prepare suitable answers. Mostly, it was an interview like any other I was used to (apart from the question of whatContinue reading “The Rational, the Animal and the Monster”

It Just Sucks: An Analysis of Human Nature

My mom has told me on several occasions that I was a very happy baby, a tiny smiling alien-like blob in a stroller (her words, not mine). I feel like most of my childhood that was the case, not the stroller part but just being content in general. Now, roughly twenty years after that carelessContinue reading “It Just Sucks: An Analysis of Human Nature”

A Second Introduction: the Thoughts of a Wannabe Philosopher, Writer and Adventurer

I’ve always been interested in writing, but I didn’t think of it as something I could do. I always thought; “I can’t write, why bother.” Still, the question lingered in the back of my mind: “what If I could?” And finally, a bit over a year ago, I thought I’d give it a try. IContinue reading “A Second Introduction: the Thoughts of a Wannabe Philosopher, Writer and Adventurer”